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Executive Director- Funeral Service Foundation

 

Responsible for directing all functions related to the operation, administration and communication of the Funeral Service Foundation.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  1. Promotes and assists in carrying out the Foundation’s mission, vision, goals, and strategic plan as developed by the Board of Trustees.
  2. Cultivates a broad-based understanding of the funeral service profession and foundation trends.
  3. Periodically represents the Foundation at conventions, board meetings, educational events, etc., including preparing and giving oral presentations.
  4. Communicates effectively with all stakeholders: FSF trustees, volunteers, NFDA staff, consultants, vendors, donors and the philanthropic community.
  5. Prepares and distributes all Board of Trustee and committee correspondence to include but not limited to meeting notices, agendas, minutes, notes, letters, internal memos and reports.
  6. Directs the development and tasks of all FSF committees: Executive, Governance, Grants, Communications, Finance, Leadership Development, Fund Development, Golf Classic, Ad Hoc Committees, and Senior Advisory Panel.
  7. Coordinates all aspects of FSF’s campaigns and appeals, including preparation of solicitation materials, thank you letters, invoices, pledge fulfillment, etc.
  8. Oversees Donor Perfect data entry, maintenance and report preparation.
  9. In conjunction with the FSF Board and appropriate committees, coordinates the development of FSF policies and procedures.
  10. In conjunction with the NFDA Accounting Manager and Finance Committee, oversees the FSF annual budget and FSF investment performance.
  11. Prepares cost proposals for projects. Analyzes proposals and recommends ways for cost savings.
  12. Oversees the maintenance and updates of the FSF Website(s).
  13. Coordinates scholarship and grant award processes.
  14. Coordinates and implements the annual FSF golf classic, donor reception, and other events as assigned.
  15. Directs and develops the FSF Administrative Assistant and Communications Manager.
  16. All other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree required. Strong interpersonal skills, strong leadership skills and vision along with the ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing are essential. Position requires an ability to handle multiple projects and tasks, an attention to detail and the highest degree of confidentiality. Must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment with a variety of diverse individuals. Must be flexible regarding work hours and have the ability to travel occasionally. Knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications required. Knowledge of Contribute and Donor Perfect preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for a long time period, use hands/fingers to manipulate a computer keyboard, communicate verbally over the phone and in person and hear. The employee is required to stand and walk, sometimes bend, twist, stoop, reach, kneel, crouch, grasp, and lift up to 35 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Please submit resume along with salary requirements to: hr@nfda.org or
U.S. Mail to:
Human Resources Manager
National Funeral Directors Association
13625 Bishops Drive
Brookfield, WI 53005

  


Company Description
The National Funeral Directors Association is committed to assuring the finest quality programs, services and products to those in funeral service. Key stakeholders include our members and volunteers, allied organizations with an interest in funeral service, funeral service consumers and our employees. We strive to provide every employee with an opportunity for professional growth and development in order to fulfill our mission: The National Funeral Directors Association is the worldwide source of expertise and professional resources for all facets of funeral service. Through education, information and advocacy, NFDA is dedicated to supporting members in their mission to provide families with meaningful end-of-life services at the highest levels of excellence and integrity.